Letter from Ian Wynn to his wife



Letter from Ian Wynn to his wife


Writes that he has no news and is browned off. Mentions that time went quicker when he was operating and it will take a long time to complete his tour. Catches up with family news and mentions a Rolls Royce course which he has applied for.




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Sgts Mess
30th - 3 – 43

Dearest one,
Many thanks for your little note of this morning. I am sorry to hear that you are not well & hope you are soon fit again.
I am afraid that I have no news of any kind to impart so I am damned if I know what I am going to write about. I am browned off. When I was operating every night nearly, time went much quicker & one had not time to get browned off although I thought at the time I was being [deleted] being [/deleted] worked to [corrected] death [/corrected] .
I shall be ages finishing my tour if I keep on at this rate I would not mind if you were near so I could spend some of the time with you
Now it is after 10. P M & I am going to turn in because I too have a slight cold, & an hour extra in bed wont [sic] do me any harm. So Good night & god bless.

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[underlined] Wednesday. 31st [/underlined]

Many thanks for your letter this morning. You did not tell me when [corrected] Bert [/corrected] was leaving Skeg [Skegness] though. I have written to him but unless I hear from him before Saturday I shall not go.
I am more than pleased to hear that you are much better. I may [corrected] be [/corrected] coming to Derby for a course at Rolls Royce soon I have applied & The Engineering officer has said he will see what he can do.
While I am writing this Victor Silvester is giving a Rumba lesson. I wonder if you are listening too

Well my dear I still miss you terribly & am about browned off with "all this here" being separated The beggar of it is I dont [sic] see any signs of the war ending yet at all.

Ill [sic] Close now darling with all my love for you
Always your Ian xxx



Ian Archer Wynn, “Letter from Ian Wynn to his wife,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed September 22, 2023, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/11814.

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